Making sense of Schaeffer's 'philosophy'

Paulo Akamine

Philosophy - Universidade de São Paulo
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Schaeffer, in the Traité des objects musicaux, misunderstands Husserl's philosophy. Phenomenology aims to a description of world divested of empirical particularities, which are precisely the raw material required to a new solfege of sonic objects.